Detective Comics #311 VG

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First appearance of Cat-Man.

Cover art by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. 1st appearance of Catman in "Challenge of the Cat-Man!" starring Batman, Robin, Cat-Man (intro), and Batwoman, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; Tom Blake, a playboy and big-game hunter, is inspired by the memory of the Catwoman and his pet black panther to become the Cat-Man, a costumed thief, using cat-gimmicks and cat-motifs in his robberies; Batman, Robin, and Batwoman stand against Cat-Man and they confront the criminal on a couple of occasions until Batman is able to deduce Cat-Man's secret identity; When the Dynamic Duo find Cat-Man's lair, they fall into a trap, but Batman finds a way out after which Cat-Man tries to escape, but falls to a nearby river and is dragged away by the current. Strange Old Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Invaders from the Space Warp" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, script by Jack Miller, art by Joe Certa; When alien criminals from another dimension escape to Earth, Manhunter rounds them all up, but they accidentally leave their pet Zook behind. Touchdown for Picasso! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.